ADVANCED RESEARCH SKILLS

HUS5ADR

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

 Students will utilise internet search engines and other library resources to develop a bibliography of relevant literature.  They will develop study and writing skills by critically analysing the literature in an extended essay.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnita Smith

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission to a Masters program within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences or the permission of the Director of Coursework Masters.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and utilise a range of strategies to locate resources, including catalogues and internet search engines

Activities:
Prepare a bibliography of the literature relevant to the research topic that will be used in the thesis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Use a bibliographic database such as Endnote to store and organise references and generate bibliographies

Activities:
Store the references identified on a bibliographic database system and use that system to generate the bibliography accompanying the major assignment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Write a substantial review of professional and scientific literature that synthesises and analyses the sources in order to identify major themes, issues and trends in scholarship

Activities:
Write an annotated bibliography and synthesis of the literature identified.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnita Smith

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 15 - 15
One 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 15 and delivered via video conference.

Block Mode Week: 19 - 19
One 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 19 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Seven 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x 1500 word bibliographic assignment40 01, 02
1 x 3500 word literature review60 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnita Smith

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 15 - 15
One 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Block Mode Week: 19 - 19
One 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 19 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Seven 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x 1500 word bibliographic assignment40 01, 02
1 x 3500 word literature review60 02, 03